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Weeknight Southwest Chickpea Burger Bar with Toppings

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Weeknight Southwest Chickpea Burger Bar with Toppings
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This recipe was inspired by Heinen’s What’s for Dinner?, a weekly meal guide with simple ingredients and step-by-step instructions.

Swapping burgers for sliders and letting everyone choose their toppings is a great way to make weeknight dinner a little more exciting (and kid-friendly)! Serve with fresh seasonal fruit, like watermelon spears or sliced peaches.

Southwest Chickpea Slider Bar

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes
Serves: 2-4


  • Heinen’s Southwestern Chickpea Burgers (2)
  • Olive oil or nonstick cooking spray
  • Heinen’s Small Wheat Dinner Rolls (4)


  • Heinen’s Produce Burger Kit (lettuce, tomatoes, onion)
  • Stonewall Kitchen Sriracha Aioli
  • Sliced avocado
  • Pickled jalapenos
  • Sliced white cheddar cheese
  • Tomato salsa or pico de gallo

To serve:

  • Fresh seasonal fruit


  1. Divide each chickpea burger in half and shape into 2 smaller patties (you will have 4 patties in total).
  2. Heat a grill or grill-pan and lightly oil the grates. Grill the chickpea sliders until heated through, about 3 to 4 minutes per side.
  3. Split the wheat dinner rolls and lightly toast. Top each with a chickpea slider and let everyone pick their toppings
  4. Serve with fresh seasonal fruit.


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By Carolyn Hodges
Carolyn is a mom of boys and culinary dietitian in Cleveland, Ohio. The Dinner Shift is dedicated to helping busy moms get dinner on the table after the weekday grind, however that is defined for you and yours.

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